2008 Regular Session


File Code: State Pensions and Retirement Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 214
Sponsored By:
The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Aumann, Bobo, Bohanan, Branch, Bronrott, Busch, Cane, Cardin, G. Clagett, Dumais, Eckardt, Elmore, Feldman, Frick, Gaines, George, Guzzone, Hammen, Haynes, Healey, Hecht, Hubbard, James, Jones, Kaiser, Kramer, Krebs, Kullen, Lee, Levy, Love, Manno, Mathias, Minnick, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, O'Donnell, Proctor, Riley, Rosenberg, Rudolph, Schuh, Shank, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Stein, Tarrant, and Waldstreicher
Divestiture from Iran and Sudan


Requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review specified investment holdings to determine the extent to which funds are invested in companies doing business in Iran or Sudan; requiring the Board of Trustees to provide written notice to specified companies; requiring specified companies to provide specified comments to the Board of Trustees within a specified period of time; requiring the Board of Trustees to take divestment action with regard to specified investments; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Appropriations
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-3)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Budget and Taxation

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Michael E. Busch, District 30
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Human Rights
International Affairs -see also- Foreign Trade
Investments -see also- Securities
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Retirement Systems -see also- Mandatory Retirement
State Employees

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Personnel and Pensions
( 21-123.1 , 21-123.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 394761/01     Offered on: April 7, 2008   at: 11:34 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
April 4, 2008: Third Reading Passed (135-3)